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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:31 am on 6th February 2020.

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Photo of Nigel Adams Nigel Adams Minister of State 10:31 am, 6th February 2020

As the right hon. Gentleman knows, we had the Perry review five years ago. The landscape has changed, and we believe it is right to look again at whether the criminal sanction remains appropriate. I met many people during the election who asked whether it is fair and proportionate to be potentially criminalised for non-payment of the TV licence fee.